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2x Intermediate Delivery Lead to oversee and lead a data center migration project for a major banking client - 27037

Job Type: Contract
Positions to fill: 2
Start Date: Aug 22, 2022
Job End Date: Oct 31, 2022
Pay Rate: Hourly: Negotiable
Job ID: 122123
Location: Toronto
2x Intermediate Delivery Lead to oversee and lead a data center migration project for a major banking client - 27037

Location: Hybrid (Downtown Toronto)
Contract Duration: ASAP - October 31, 2022 (possible extension)
Hours: 37.5 hours/week
Story Behind the Need
Business Group: GTS - SID - Solutions Delivery
Project: Leads and oversees Solutions Delivery within the Solutions Integration and Delivery (SI&D) organization ensuring business strategies, plans and initiatives are executed/delivered in compliance with governing regulations, internal policies, and procedures.
Typical Day in Role
  • Solutions Delivery is responsible for the delivery and execution of programs and projects. The team drives to act as a trusted partner and strives to deepen client relationships based on trust, integrity, commitment, accountability and delivery.
  • Collaborative engagement enables Solutions Delivery to gain a holistic view of challenges and opportunities to address not only immediate issues but also focus on building long-term ITS road map solutions aligned to the Bank’s strategic vision.
  • Responsible for delivering GTS projects/programs to CIO teams.
  • Comprehensive understanding the technical environment to assess operational risk associated with various solution and implementation options and facilitating identification of the most cost effective and efficient solution.
  • Facilitate transitioning of projects to steady state support
  • Responsible to ensure full stack resources are assigned to initiatives/requirements are executing
  • Coordinate maintenance/change windows / timing
  • Facilitate and support the change management process for project delivery
  • Ensure that the Enterprise Delivery Framework is followed, and any deviations are rationalized to the Sponsors and agreed to be acceptable risk.
  • Co-management of vendors and third parties, where applicable, by ensuring their role is understood, via the charter, and that their tasks and dependencies are reflected in the project plan and executed.
  • Ongoing communication of project status, completing the monthly Project Status Reports and escalating issues to the senior management, as required.
Must-Have skills
  • 5+ years of experience as a Delivery Lead
  • 5+ years of experience working on data centers
  • 5+ years of hands-on experience in the financial services industry, managing large complex technology projects and programs that have significant IT and operational components
  • 5+ years of experience with project management methodologies (PMLC)
  • 5+ years of experience with technology platforms (e.g. Mid-Range Systems, Host Based Systems, MS)
Nice to Have Skills
  • Knowledge of regulatory and compliance requirements (i.e. OSFI)
  • Previous experience with data center migration
  • PMP designation
  • Scrum or Agile experience/Certification (CSM)
  • Cloud certified
  • Bachelor’s degree in a technical field such as computer science, computer engineering or related field required
Candidate Review & Selection
  • 1st round panel interview – 30 minutes
  • Possibility for 2nd round interview